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About Farzana Moon
Farzana Moon is a teacher and bibliophile. She writes plays, poetry, short stories, and historical, biographical accounts of Moghul emperors. Her collection of plays is archived at Ohio State University. She has participated in author/panel discussions at Clyde Library and Columbia University. Her published works about the Moghuls are: Babur, the First Moghul in India; The Moghul Exile; The Moghul Hedonist; Divine Akbar and Holy India; Glorious Taj and Beloved Immortal; The Moghul Saint of Insanity; Poet Emperor of the Last of the Moghuls: Bahadur Shah Zafar.
Her other published works include: Holocaust of the East; Irem of the Crimson Desert, and Sufis and Mystics of the World. She has published the following religious books: Prophet Muhammad: The First Sufi of Islam; No Islam but Islam; Sharia Exposed; Quran and Wisdom of Hazrat Inayat Khan. Her play, Osama the Demented, received a staged reading in Stockholm, Sweden. Her book, The American Queen, about the wife of Hazrat Inyat Khan will be published in August 2019. Her play, Russian Roulette, is being considered for production.
She currently seeks documentary producers for her Moghul series. Her monologue, Stormy Nights, was performed in New York.
Historical Nonfiction, Biography, Fiction, Sufiism
As a teenager, I started writing short stories whenever I was impressed by something that touched my heart. After coming to America from Pakistan, I noticed how distorted were Islamic precepts presented to the West, mostly by Muslims themselves. So, delving deep into Islamic studies, I conducted research for Islamic literature free from centuries upon centuries of lies and distortions by hateful clerics. However, I couldn’t begin writing about Islam until I finished the historical sequels about the Moghul emperors of India.
That was my passion since college: trying to prove a point that when Muslim emperors were loving and generous, the Moghul empire flourished, and when, gradually in succession, they became brutal and bigoted, the Moghul empire crumbled.
In between my researching and writing about the Moghul emperors, I was inspired to write poetry, plays, and short stories. Inspiration comes from within, I guess, from nature, too, and from being deeply moved by social and political events.
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